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Minimum wages

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 17 May 2014

Will setting higher minimum wages solve the problem of wage stagnation? Ed Butler is joined by Arne Kalleberg, professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina, Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the RSA, based in London and Paola Subacchi, research director of International Economics at the think tank Chatham House.

Plus, comedian Colm O Regan considers whether the rise of robotic workers will mean the rest of us will be freed up to become more creative?

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